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Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Cathal Kilcline


From Zinedine Zidane to Lance Armstrong and from Michael Jordan to Marie-José Pérec, over the last thirty years, numerous individuals have emerged through the global sports industry to capture the imagination of the French public and become touchstones for the discussion of a host of social issues. This book provides new insights into the evolution of the global sporting spectacle through a study of star athletes, emblematic organisations, key locations, and celebrated moments in French sport from the mid-1980s to the present day. It draws on a wide range of sources, from film, television, adv ... More

Keywords: sport, France, nation, identity, globalisation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781781382899
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cathal Kilcline, author